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Local Jersey Cops Claim Police Chief Setting Aggressive Ticketing Quoteas

"Creative writing," is how one East Orange police lieutenant described a typical day on the job. In order to tally a high number of tickets he might break up a fight just over the Newark border and report it occurred in East Orange, issue jaywalking tickets or cite a parent who has double-parked outside an elementary school to run in to pick up her child.

Anything to fill what he describes as his ticket quota.

Source: Star-Ledger. Read full article. (link)

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    The lawyers are donating ambulances with GPS trackers hardwired to their cell phones.

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